MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
- Claudio Bravo has no intention of leaving Man City at the end of the season, despite stories linking the club with summer moves for Sunderland’s Jordan Pickford and Benfica’s Ederson.
- Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann’s mobility in attack makes him an ideal addition for Man Utd, says the club’s ex-captain Rio Ferdinand.
- Reports claiming Liverpool will buy Man City ‘keeper Joe Hart for £30m this summer have been described as “completely fictitious” by the Merseysiders.
- Juventus have reportedly been put off by the £100m price tag Everton have placed on striker Romelu Lukaku.
- Everton have joined Sevilla and Atletico Madrid in the race to sign Palermo’s 10-goal forward Ilija Nestorovski next season, although the Toffees will have to fork out £17m in order to lure the Croatian to Goodison Park.
- Everton will only have to pay £12m to turn West Ham forward Enner Valencia’s loan deal into a permanent move this summer.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD
- Jack Wilshere’s Arsenal future is in doubt after the midfielder fractured his leg while on loan with Bournemouth.
- John Terry has decided to wait before making a decision about where he will play next season so as not to disrupt Chelsea’s title run-in.
- West Ham would be a “nice fit” for John Terry when he leaves Stamford Bridge, according to former Chelsea captain Ray Wilkins.
- West Ham boss Slaven Bilic has rubbished suggestions Diafra Sakho missed Saturday’s draw at Sunderland because of an argument between the pair.
- Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe will re-join Bournemouth – who he played for on loan in 2000-01 – if the Black Cats get relegated from the Premier League, according to reports in the British press.
- Fenerbahce have been scared off by Sunderland’s £12.5m valuation for out-of-favour Dutch forward Jeremain Lens, who is currently on loan in Istanbul, with the Turkish club set to move for Adnan Januzaj instead.
- Napoli are the latest club to express an interest in Sunderland wide man Jeremain Lens, who is currently on a season-long loan at Fenerbahce.
- Bournemouth and West Ham will go head to head in the battle for Sunderland frontman Jermain Defoe at the end of the season.
- West Brom have fallen behind Bournemouth in the race for departing Chelsea captain John Terry next season.
EXPRESS & STAR
- West Brom came close to signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang six years ago when the striker was on loan at St Etienne from AC Milan, according to the Baggies’ one-time head of UK scouting. However, the player failed to catch the eye during his second match on trial with the club.
- Stoke are the latest Premier League side to be interested in veteran Chelsea defender John Terry.
- Burnley manager Sean Dyche says increasing interest in some of his players, including in-demand defender Michael Keane, is a “compliment”.
- Bournemouth are “confident” of landing both Sunderland forward Jermain Defoe and Chelsea centre-back John Terry next season, according to reports.
- However, Max Gradel is set to leave the Cherries at the end of the campaign, say reports.
- Leicester’s players would be delighted if interim boss Craig Shakespeare became the club’s manager on a permanent basis next season, says right-back Danny Simpson.
SOUTH WALES EVENING POST
- Reports suggest Stoke, Bournemouth and Burnley are all keen on signing Swansea central defender Kyle Bartley – who is currently on loan at Leeds – this summer.
- Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is hoping to bring Hull ‘keeper Allan McGregor, who has been on loan at Cardiff since January, to Villa Park next season.
- Gary Rowett claims he knew immediately what he wanted to change at Derby to get the Championship club moving forward in the right direction.
THE PINK UN
- Norwich youngster James Maddison will be a success at Carrow Road next season, according to team-mate Graham Dorrans.
- Ex-Canaries manager Alex Neil has revealed he should have moved on more of the club’s ageing squad following last season’s relegation from the Premier League.
- Swansea boss Paul Clement will swoop for Chelsea skipper John Terry when the veteran leaves Stamford Bridge this summer although only if the Swans beat the drop.
- Brighton boss Chris Hughton is set to keep faith with most of the squad that saw the club win promotion to the Premier League for the first time in their history.
- Gary Caldwell wants Chesterfield’s fans to stick by the club while the Scot embarks on a summer rebuilding programme.